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Gun Buyback in New Jersey Breaks Record After Newtown

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A government program to buy back guns in Camden, New Jersey, collected a record 1,137 firearms over the weekend, with the real rush coming Saturday, following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. “A lot of people said they don’t want the guns around the house now,” said Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, who traded $110,000 in cash and $6,000 in gift cards to those willing to surrender weapons. “At 2 o’clock,” he told the Associated Press, “we were out of money.”

Gun Buyback in N.J. Breaks Record After Newtown